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Consumption and Public Life

Coffee Activism and the Politics of Fair Trade and Ethical Consumption in the Global North

Political Consumerism and Cultural Citizenship

Authors: Lekakis, Eleftheria

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This book explores the politics borne of consumption through the case of coffee activism and ethical consumption. It analyses the agencies, structures, repertoires and technologies of promotion and participation in the politics of fair trade consumption through an exploration of the relationship between activism and consumption.

About the authors

Eleftheria Lekakis is Lecturer in Global Communications in the School of Media, Film and Music at the University of Sussex, UK.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Understanding Coffee Activism, Ethical Consumption and Political Consumerism

    Lekakis, Eleftheria J.

    Pages 1-21

  • A History of Mainstreaming the Fair Trade Market and Movement

    Lekakis, Eleftheria J.

    Pages 22-45

  • Politics in the Marketopoly: Cultural Citizenship and Political Consumerism

    Lekakis, Eleftheria J.

    Pages 46-68

  • In Politics I Trust: Individualisation and the Politics and Pleasures of the Self

    Lekakis, Eleftheria J.

    Pages 69-92

  • A Liquid Politics: Structures and Narratives of Participation in Digital Coffee Activism

    Lekakis, Eleftheria J.

    Pages 93-115

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eBook $74.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-28269-9
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Hardcover $95.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-28268-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $90.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-44867-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coffee Activism and the Politics of Fair Trade and Ethical Consumption in the Global North
Book Subtitle
Political Consumerism and Cultural Citizenship
Authors
Series Title
Consumption and Public Life
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28269-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137282699
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28268-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44867-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 204
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